The Logical Basis of Metaphysics, by Michael Dummett. London: Duck- worth, Pp. + xi.? As the title suggests, this book is an elaboration of. Such a conception, says Dummett, will form “a base camp for an assault on the metaphysical peaks: I have no greater ambition in this book than to set up a base . Thesis Title: Michael Dummett’s Logical Basis of Metaphysics. PhD in Philosophy . June Rory A.A. Hinton. Department of Philosophy. University of Toronto.
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Rejection of realism amounts to adoption of a variant semantics, and often of a variant logic, for the statements in a certain sector of our language.
In order to determine the correct shape for a meaning-theory, we must attain a clear conception of what a meaning-theory can be expected to do. The Origin and Role of loical Concept of Truth. Stephen Read – – Journal of Philosophical Logic 39 5: Science Logic and Mathematics. Writings on Logic and Metaphysics.
Semantic Anti-Realism in Metaphysics. He believes that the successful completion of this difficult assignment will lead to a resolution of problems before which philosophy has been stalled, in some instances for centuries. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Logidal MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.
David Ripley – – Australasian Journal of Philosophy 91 1: While Dummett connects truth with our capacity to know, Moore challenges Dummett to say more about this capacity. The Justification of Deduction. Contact Contact Us Help. I attempt to defend Dummett against both criticisms.
Metalhysics Our Mailing List: He believes that the successful completion of this difficult assignment will lead to a resolution of problems before which philosophy has been stalled, in some instances for centuries. Metaphysical Disputes over Realism. Dummett regards the construction of a satisfactory theory of meaning as the most pressing task of contemporary analytical philosophy.
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The Logical Basis of Metaphysics
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Dummett does not assume the correctness of any one logical system but shows how the choice between different logics arises at the level of the theory of meaning and depends upon the choice of one or another general form of meaning-theory. Dummett Snippet view – But Moore is not convinced.